China Today Notes 6.9.10

China Today Notes 6.9.10 - Pols 497 Class notes 6.9.10...

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Pols 497 Class notes 6.9.10 Video Notes: Mao's China, Cont'd Cultural Revolution Liu Shao-Qi (president) Hand him over to struggle against Two years of house arrest Died naked and alone in a remote prison 1967 – Factional warfare Rebels Red Guards of Mao Zedong Thought Fought over ideology → local power Mao supported the rebels Tried to seize power from local party officials Used Mao's songs and quotes to self-motivate Real war. Embassies attacked in Beijing “All out civil war” July 1968 – told them to disband Terrorized students into submission Dance the loyalty dance 1968 – Reeducation by the peasants 9 th People's Congress Lin Biao officially appointed Mao's successor China – Soviet warfare on border Said we'd like to begin talks to America His plane “crashed” over Mongolia After he died, he was posthumously a traitor Fanaticism faded – wake up from the dream
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course POLITICAL 497 taught by Professor Dr.sharonwei during the Summer '10 term at Boise State.

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